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Psychologists John (Jack) Mayer, Ph.D. of the University of New
Hampshire and Peter Salovey, Ph.D. of Yale University published two
academic papers on emotional intelligence in 1990. Salovey and Mayer defined emotional intelligence as the: "Ability
to monitor one's own and other's feelings and emotions, to
discriminate among them and to use this information to guide one's
thinking and actions." (1990).
In 1997, they updated this approach with the four-branch model: Emotional intelligence is the ability
to perceive emotions, to access and generate emotions so as to assist
thought, to understand emotions and emotional knowledge, and to
reflectively regulate emotions so as to promote emotional and
- Mayer &
It is the ability model of emotional
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Emotions are data - signals about ourselves and our relationships.
By recognizing, understanding and validating the importance of our
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